Do You Know About Phillip Livingston?

Did you know that Phillip Livingston, NY Signer of the Declaration of Independence, grew up at the Manor of Livingston?  The Manor home property consisted of 160,000 acres of land along the Hudson River, in what is now Columbia County, New York.  Manors were political entities and the size of the estate, alone, would earn…

Do You Know About James Wilson?

Did you know that the Fort Wilson attack during the American Revolution was named after James Wilson, Pennsylvania Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and had nothing to do with an actual Fort?  In 1778, James Wilson’s home was attacked by Americans and not the British.  There are a variety of reasons for this attack,…